Retired Mexican Supreme Court Justice joins Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. team, to strengthen the Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice.
The retired justice Margarita Beatriz Luna Ramos, after concluding her 15-year term on the Mexican Supreme Court and with almost 44 years of experience in the Mexican Federal Judicial Branch, has joined the arbitration team of Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. as Of Counsel.
The retired justice has been one of the strongest supporters of alternative dispute resolution. She has participated in numerous conferences, seminars and workshops related to dispute resolution through arbitration, annulment of awards, interim measures and how these differ from Mexican procedural law. Retired justice Luna Ramos will focus her work in Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. on arbitration and consulting, without participation in litigation.
The retired justice is a member of: The General Board of the Mexican Arbitration Center CAM (2019); the Mediation and Arbitration Commission of the National Chamber of Commerce of Mexico City CANACO (2019); and the Mexican Arbitration Institute (IMA) (2020).
The retired justice has been a pioneer in various positions in the Mexican legal field. She was the first woman president of the Association of Court Clerks of the Supreme Court (1985); the first woman to preside over a national meeting of District Judges (1992); the first woman Magistrate in Electoral matters (1994); the first woman designated Federal Judicial Council Member by exam (2003); President of the Gender Equality Committee of the Federal Judicial Branch (2015); President of the Gender Commission of the Ibero-American Judicial Summit; Vice President of the International Association of Women Judges IAWJ (2018), among others.
Retired justice Luna Ramos has a Doctorate in Law from the Division of Higher Studies of the School of Law of UNAM, having defended her professional thesis in relation to NAFTA (1999); she obtained her master’s degree (1996), specialty in Constitutional Law (1979) and undergraduate law degree (1978) also at UNAM. A tireless student of Law, she has completed innumerable diplomas and seminars, including after having been appointed District Judge, in relation to a great diversity of topics, from foreign trade (1996) to U.S. law (1997 and 2002); economic competition (2000) and international commercial arbitration (2000).
The retired justice Luna Ramos has won many awards and recognitions, granted by Bar Associations, Mexican and foreign governmental authorities, law schools and universities, including various Honoris Causa doctorates.
In 2012, the retired justice was given the National Jurisprudence Award of the Barra Mexicana de Abogados, one of the highest distinctions granted by the Mexican bar associations.
She has published innumerable articles, in books, newspapers and journals. She has been a lecturer in the most prestigious law schools in Mexico and abroad.